Monthly Archives: October 2023

Gates and Mitchell to Be Honored at MLA Annual Convention

The MLA is pleased to announce that Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University, will receive the eighth Phyllis Franklin Award for Public Advocacy of the Humanities. Frieda Ekotto, president of the MLA, will present the award during the… Read more »

MLA Members Receive 2023 NEH Grants

Congratulations to the sixteen MLA members who are among the winners of the National Endowment for the Humanities grants announced in August 2023. Their projects include preparation for a publication of an open-access digital edition of the complete letters of the early American writer Catharine Maria Sedgwick; research and writing leading to a biography of… Read more »